Costco 401(k) Retirement Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

Company retirement plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The complaint for this class action claims, “The law is settled that ERISA fiduciaries have a duty to evaluate fees and expenses when selecting investments as well as a continuing duty to monitor fees and expenses of selected investments and remove imprudent  Read more

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Estee Lauder 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs retirement plans at larger companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that Estee Lauder, Inc., its Board of Directors, and the Estee Lauder Inc. Fiduciary Investment Committee, alleging that these defendants breached their fiduciary duties to the Estee Lauder Companies 401(k) Savings Plan for  Read more

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KeyCorp 401(k) Plan Expenses and Oversight Class Action

When a company sets up a retirement plan for its employees, the people overseeing the plan have a fiduciary duty to the members of the plan. They must act in the interests of those members and not in the interest of themselves, the company, or any other party. The complaint for this class action alleges  Read more

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John Hancock 401(k) Plan Management ERISA Class Action

Those who manage retirement plans have a fiduciary duty to plan participants. This means that they must act in the interest of the plan participants and beneficiaries. The complaint for this class action alleges that those managing the John Hancock Life Insurance Company (USA) acted in the interests of the company instead, by inappropriately favoring  Read more

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Shell Oil 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Duties ERISA Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs retirement plans and other benefits at large companies and specifies that plan administrators and trustees have a fiduciary duty to act for the exclusive benefit of plan participants. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Shell Oil Company and various other defendants, some associated with Fidelity  Read more

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Sutherland Global Services 401(k) Fiduciary Duties ERISA Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs a number of benefits provided by larger employers to their employees. In this case, the benefit is the Sutherland Global Services, Inc, 401(k) plan. The complaint alleges that Sutherland Global Services, Clearview Group, and a number of individuals have breached their fiduciary duties to the  Read more

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Prudential Insurance Retirement Plan Mismanagement Class Action

Many employee retirement plans as governed by the Employee Retirement Income Savings Act of 1974 (ERISA). This class action, about the Prudential Employee Savings Plan, alleges that Prudential Insurance Company of America, the plan’s Administrative Committee, and its Investment Oversight Committee chose investment products for the plan that offered advantages to Prudential and its subsidiaries  Read more

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Goldman Sachs 401(k) Breach of Fiduciary Duty ERISA Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs various types of employment benefits, including retirement plans. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and the Goldman Sachs 401(k) Plan Retirement Committee “have breached their fiduciary duties and engaged in unlawful self-dealing with respect to the plan…”  Read more

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Anthem 401(k) Plan Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against ATH Holding Company, LLC, its Board of Directors, and its Pension Committee. The complaint alleged that these parties violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in their management, operation, and administration of the Anthem 401(k) Plan.  Read more

BBVA Compass 401(k) Plan Investment Options ERISA Class Action

This class action concerns the Compass SmartInvestor 401(k) Plan. The complaint alleges that BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., Compass Bancshares, Inc., and BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc.—the companies with responsibility for the plan—did not do their fiduciary duty to the plan, violating the Employee Retirement Security Act (ERISA).   Read more

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